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Call for Feasibility Studies
Closing date for expression of interests: 1st October 2020

Closing date for applications: 16th October 2020

The EPSRC Future Manufacturing CMAC Research Hub is offering funding to support four Feasibility Studies at TRLs 1 – 4.

The funding is available for novel short-term research studies of advanced manufacturing technologies to complement the current Hub research programme of advanced pharmaceutical manufacturing.

This call seeks to support studies primarily aligned with innovative approaches to digital design and application of advanced measurements.

The call is open to all UK academics eligible to receive EPSRC funding and is the primary mechanism for new academic collaborators to engage with the Hub. Awards are limited to a maximum of £60k at 80% FEC and for a project duration of 6-12 months. This call seeks to stimulate applications from existing groups where there is opportunity to leverage significant existing activity that would lead to an ongoing collaboration following feasibility studies. To facilitate active collaboration a Hub Champion will be assigned to work with each funded proposal..... more

Business Case Insights for Continuous Manufacturing
CMAC and PwC are delighted to share ‘The Business Case Insights for Continuous Manufacturing’. This joint document, with input from industrial partners, seeks to review key considerations for building a successful business case for the industrial adoption of innovative Continuous Manufacturing (CM) technologies..... more